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Taliban rear-ended by Toyota recall

Why is America spending billions on high-tech missiles, when all it needs to wipe out the Taliban is a defective brake pedal? Toyota pickups are the favorite vehicle of the Taliban. Bigshots like Bin Laden – at least when he … Continue reading

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A striptease for returning vets

A  sad New York Times article about Army wives learning the art of striptease so they can perform a bit of slink when their husbands return home from the war. It’s sad because these women know that they are going … Continue reading

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Afghan 'blowback' is just blowing smoke

I hate the word “blowback”. Once upon a time, it meant an action that created unintended consequences; the CIA overthrows a government, and the new regime turns out to be even more inimical to American interests. Ha, ha, the joke’s … Continue reading

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Fort Hood hero: White woman or Black man?

With blazing gun and selfless courage, the 5-foot-4, 120-pound female police officer stopped Nidal Malik Hasan’s rampage at Fort Hood. Sergeant Kimberly Denise Munley, mother of two and SWAT team marksman, leaped from her squad her and gunned down Hasan … Continue reading

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